Fine arts news briefs, Aug. 19

Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma, Aug. 19
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer email@opubco.com Modified: August 17, 2012 at 6:33 pm •  Published: August 19, 2012
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For more information, call (918) 749-7941 or go to www.philbrook.org.

Theater

Off the top of their heads

OKC Improv's summer run of shows concludes this month with performances at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday at the Broadway Theater, 1613 N Broadway. Baby Geniuses, We're All OK, and the Ballpark Theater Company will perform at 8 p.m. B Movie: The Movie, Lights Up! and Twinprov take the stage for the 10 p.m. show. For more information, go to www.okcimprov.com.

Auditions for musical

— The Stage Door, 601 Oak, will hold auditions for its November production of “Clue the Musical” from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The production calls for a cast of five men and three women, ages 25-60. Production dates are Nov. 2-11. For more information, call 323-0080.

Music

Season opener

The University of Central Oklahoma's Broadway Tonight series kicks off this week with a performance by Broadway performer Judy Kuhn. Joining her will be the Young Voices of Edmond.

Kuhn was the voice of Pocahontas in the Disney animated film and has earned Tony nominations for her work in “Les Miserables,” “Chess” and “She Loves Me.” The Young Voices of Edmond is a choral ensemble made up of more than 100 singers ages 5 to 15. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in UCO's Mitchell Hall Theater, 100 N University Drive. A reception will follow Saturday's performance. For more information, call 974-3375 or go to www.uco.edu/cfad/events.

Special event

Arts festival planned

The Oklahoma Black Museum will hold its first Performing Arts Festival Friday through Aug. 26 at Memorial Park, NW 36 and Classen. The festival will showcase the diversity and quality of entertainment, art and culture that exists throughout the state.

Theme for the festival is “Art in the City, A Cultural Connection.” Among the offerings are an art exhibit, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, live music and children's activities. Hours are 2 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 26.

For more information, call 213- 8077.



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